MacManus Earns All-America Honors

June 18, 2009

TUCSON, Ariz. - University of Arizona men's golfer Tarquin MacManus was named to the PING All-America team, as selected by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

MacManus, a sophomore from Cairns, Queensland, Australia, was an honorable mention selection. He was one of 63 golfers to earn first-, second-, third-team or honorable mention honors. Additionally, MacManus was an all-West region selection by the GCAA.

He led the Wildcats with a 72.35 scoring average and was UA's top finisher in seven of 13 appearances. He had five top-10 finishes to his credit and 16 of his 40 rounds played were at par or better, including nine rounds in the 60s with a low of 63. MacManus claimed individual medalist honors at the 2009 NCAA Southeast Regional with a 15-under 198 tally.

It is first time that MacManus has earned All-America kudos. He is Arizona's first All-American since 2006.

MacManus' selection marks the 51st time in school history that a Wildcat golfer has earned All-America accolades.

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